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The Importance of Having a Clean Air Filter

The Importance of Having a Clean Air Filter

Fri Feb 12 2021

If you live in a warm climate, you likely place a high value on the reliability and effectiveness of your home’s cooling system. However, it’s easy to let simple maintenance procedures fall to the wayside. This type of lapse leads to too many homeowners failing to give their air conditioning systems the attention these systemsContinue reading “The Importance of Having a Clean Air Filter”

Is a Ductless Mini Split System Right for Me?

Is a Ductless Mini Split System Right for Me?

Fri Feb 12 2021

Forced air heating and cooling systems remain the most popular types of systems in the residential market. The fact of the matter is, though, that winter weather is fairly mild for a significant portion of Americans. For them, it would be more financially and environmentally efficient to consider an option other than the traditional furnaceContinue reading “Is a Ductless Mini Split System Right for Me?”

Why Heat My Home with a Heat Pump?

Why Heat My Home with a Heat Pump?

Thu Feb 11 2021

Do you like the idea of having an energy efficiency, versatile, and convenient heating and cooling system your home? If so, then purchasing a heat pump may be right for you. Heat pumps offer a number of benefits, the most important being their high levels of efficiency. This means that not only will you save money onContinue reading “Why Heat My Home with a Heat Pump?”

The Benefits of Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems

The Benefits of Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems

Thu Feb 11 2021

Ductless heating or air conditioning systems differ from the typical furnace or forced air system in that they are pl conditioning or heating systems with a lot of long-term benefits, a ductless cooling system may be the answer for you. Ductless cooling systems are a great option for homes that do not have any ductworkContinue reading “The Benefits of Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems”

What to Look for in a Heat Pump

What to Look for in a Heat Pump

Tue Feb 09 2021

Heat pumps are an efficient alternative to traditional forced-air furnaces that use air ducts. Heat pumps combine the features of a heater and an air conditioner into one unit. They work best in climates with mild winters and offer some impressive advantages over other systems, the primary one being lower comparative costs in energy bills.Continue reading “What to Look for in a Heat Pump”

How to Choose Your Furnace: Gas vs. Electric

How to Choose Your Furnace: Gas vs. Electric

Tue Feb 09 2021

No matter the season, it is always important to feel confident in your home’s heating system. If you are considering adding or changing to a different type of furnace, it’s essential that you know whether a gas or electric version would work best for you. It’s always best to purchase the type of furnace thatContinue reading “How to Choose Your Furnace: Gas vs. Electric”

3 Things to Know about UV Germicidal Lights

Tue Jan 26 2021

Mold. Fungus. Bacteria. These aren’t words you want to hear in connection with your home, especially when it comes to ductwork responsible for distributing air through the rooms. These contaminants can produce an unhealthy effect on your indoor air quality, and they are difficult to remove through normal means. But there is a special method availableContinue reading “3 Things to Know about UV Germicidal Lights”

The Benefits of Heating Maintenance

The Benefits of Heating Maintenance

Tue Jan 19 2021

Perhaps your air conditioner occupies more of your thought than your heating system does. If you live in a mild climate, that is totally understandable. What is not understandable, however, is why so many homeowners seem to think that long, hot summers and mild winters mean that they don’t have to think about their home heating systems, andContinue reading “The Benefits of Heating Maintenance”

How to Get the Most Out of Your Heating System this Winter

Tue Jan 19 2021

Heating system problems tend to arise in the winter, when the nights get cold, the high temperatures of summertime are long forgotten. You’re probably accustomed to paying higher electricity bills in the winter. But do those bills have to be so high? You can lower them with a few tips, and a little foresight. Here’sContinue reading “How to Get the Most Out of Your Heating System this Winter”

Has the Time Come for Heating Repairs?

Thu Dec 24 2020

Sometimes homeowners can forget that heaters are need repairs and maintenance in the same way that air conditioners do. When the temperature drops, these are the people that find out the hard way that their heaters are still very important. Just because they aren’t used as much doesn’t mean they aren’t invaluable. That is whyContinue reading “Has the Time Come for Heating Repairs?”

Do I Have a Bad AC Capacitor?

Do I Have a Bad AC Capacitor?

Thu Dec 17 2020

It’s important that your air conditioning system operate effectively, reliably, and efficiently so it’s ready when you need it. But even the best air conditioner will encounter operational problems at some point during its life cycle. There are a lot of different components that must operate in perfect harmony in order for your ac systemContinue reading “Do I Have a Bad AC Capacitor?”

Why is My AC Rattling?

Why is My AC Rattling?

Sun Dec 13 2020

One of the pleasant by-products of using your home’s air conditioning is the soothing white noise a system often produces. These sounds can block distracting outdoor noises. When your AC starts interrupting that white noise barrier by making odd noises, it is not just annoying, but it also may signal that the AC system needs attention. OfContinue reading “Why is My AC Rattling?”

3 Benefits of Routine Air Conditioning Maintenance

3 Benefits of Routine Air Conditioning Maintenance

Sun Dec 13 2020

Have you scheduled your annual air conditioning maintenance visit yet? While it may not always be at the top of your list, it is the best investment you can make to keep your AC unit running strongly and efficiently no matter the outside temperature. If you haven’t scheduled one yet, it is not too lateContinue reading “3 Benefits of Routine Air Conditioning Maintenance”

Why is My Air Conditioner Not Working?

Why is My Air Conditioner Not Working?

Sun Dec 13 2020

In many cases, an AC unit that is not cooling can be remedied with simple, DIY fixes. Here’s how to know when it’s time to call for help.

Do I Need to Replace My Heater or Furnace?

Do I Need to Replace My Heater or Furnace?

Sun Dec 13 2020

Investing in a new heating system may not be the most exciting way to spend your money, but it is an important investment that you’ll have to make eventually. While it’s something it will surely impact the comfort of your home and family, it is not always at the top of homeowner’s lists of purchases until itContinue reading “Do I Need to Replace My Heater or Furnace?”

Keeping Your Family Safe From Carbon Monoxide

Keeping Your Family Safe From Carbon Monoxide

Wed Aug 05 2020

It’s invisible, it’s odorless, and it’s potentially deadly. It’s carbon monoxide, and it’s critical to keep it under control. Protect yourself and your family from this potential danger with up-to-date carbon monoxide detectors throughout your home.

Sadie Says: Air Conditioners Age Faster than Dogs.

Sadie Says: Air Conditioners Age Faster than Dogs.

Tue Apr 21 2020

If your system is over 11 years old it probably needs the ultimate Rejuuuvenation, Replaaacement!

Peek inside Goettl with employee Adam Macnair

Peek inside Goettl with employee Adam Macnair

Tue Apr 21 2020

Niagara Falls, concerts and forming like Voltron…
Go behind the scenes with Adam as he answers questions about work life, and home life.

Hear it from a Goettl Tech… Angel Carrillo

Hear it from a Goettl Tech… Angel Carrillo

Tue Apr 21 2020

Mexico, drain pans, and following your dreams…
Go behind the scenes with Angel as he answers questions about work life, and home life…

Treat People This Way…

Treat People This Way…

Tue Apr 21 2020

Peek inside Goettl with employee Brooke Lewis…
Alaska, baseball and saving lives…
Go behind the scenes with Brooke as she answers questions about work life, and home life…

Goettl hits Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Companies

Goettl hits Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Companies

Tue Apr 21 2020

Putting people first is good for business…

The Flashlight Story…

The Flashlight Story…

Tue Apr 21 2020

I was a 10-year-old boy holding the flashlight for my dad as he worked on an air conditioner for a customer…

Always Be Humble…

Always Be Humble…

Tue Apr 21 2020

Peek inside Goettl with employee Phylicia Katchev…
Death metal, Irish whisky and attention to detail…
Go behind the scenes with Phylicia as she answers questions about work life, and home life…

Feels Like Family…

Feels Like Family…

Tue Apr 21 2020

Peek inside Goettl with employee Julie Pangan…
Yoga, meditation and all that jazz…
Go behind the scenes with Julie as she answers questions about work life, and home life…

What to do when your A/C has a fever…

What to do when your A/C has a fever…

Tue Apr 21 2020

“50% of all sickness is caused (or aggravated) by DIRTY air indoors.”
–American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Having a rich life…

Having a rich life…

Tue Apr 21 2020

Peek inside Goettl with employee Henry Lo…Throwing iron, Zumba and salsa dancing…
Go behind the scenes with Henry as he answers questions about work life, and home life…

Your Heater Might Give You A Cold…

Your Heater Might Give You A Cold…

Tue Apr 21 2020

Junk piles up on your heater coils all year long.
Then incubated germs ride the heat wave through your vents…

Q&A with CEO Ken Goodrich

Q&A with CEO Ken Goodrich

Tue Apr 21 2020

“It all started with a flashlight.”

80 Years of Keeping the Southwest Cool

80 Years of Keeping the Southwest Cool

Tue Apr 21 2020

Eighty years ago – when gas cost 10 cents a gallon, a pair of brothers from Austria…